• GM to End Hummer After Sale to Chinese Buyer Fails Wednesday, 24 Feb 2010 | 3:57 PM ET
    General Motors Headquarters

    General Motors said Wednesday it will shut down Hummer after its bid to sell the brand to a Chinese company collapsed.

  • Trouble in China Tuesday, 23 Feb 2010 | 1:00 PM ET

    The real source of today’s stock market plunge is a collapse of China’s purchasing managers index, which fell to 40.9 in November from 45.2 in October, its fourth straight monthly drop. Inside the index, export orders fell significantly.

  • The economies in the West are not actually recovering, Martin Hennecke, associate director at Tyche, told CNBC. He foresees high or even hyper inflation in the West and a potential crisis in the bonds market.

  • Week Ahead: Fed Sets Path for Markets Friday, 19 Feb 2010 | 9:12 PM ET

    The Fed laid the first stone on the path to higher rates with its discount rate hike, giving the markets a new way to gauge the economic recovery.

  • Two Chinese Schools Linked to Google Attacks Thursday, 18 Feb 2010 | 11:08 PM ET
    Google Inc.'s China headquarters in Beijing

    A series of online attacks on Google and dozens of other American corporations have been traced to computers at two educational institutions in China, including one with close ties to the Chinese military, say people involved in the investigation.

  • Look Ahead: Fed's Move Will be Talk of Friday's Markets Thursday, 18 Feb 2010 | 9:23 PM ET

    The Federal Reserve move to hike the discount rate was not a surprise in itself, but timing was sooner than many investors expected and the after-hours move gave Wall Street a shudder.

  • China Dumping US Treasurys; What’s the Message? Thursday, 18 Feb 2010 | 10:32 AM ET
    Dollar Meltdown, by Charles Goyette

    The report that China is lightening its load of US treasury debt, open as it is to multiple interpretations, is the sort of thing that keeps markets interesting, writes the author.

  • Thursday: After HP, Focus Turns to Wal-Mart, Data Wednesday, 17 Feb 2010 | 9:13 PM ET
    A trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange executes a trade with his NYSE E-Broker.

    Hewlett-Packard's better-than-expected earnings and outlook could be a plus for stocks, which will also key off of Wal-Mart's earnings, inflation data and weekly jobless claims on Thursday.

  • Dr Doom: China Will Drag Down US Stocks By 20% Wednesday, 17 Feb 2010 | 6:31 PM ET

    In a rare interview, one of the Street’s most influential strategists sounded the alarm about the next leg down.

  • The price of copper has risen almost 98 percent over the past year and currently trades above $3 a pound. David Threlkeld, president of Resolved Inc., discussed whether copper prices constitute a bubble about to burst—and threaten the global recovery.

  • All Clear For The Correction? Tuesday, 16 Feb 2010 | 5:22 PM ET

    The risk trade was back on Tuesday with investors snapping up January's losers such as commodities and financials. Is it "all clear" for the correction?

  • Charts: China Stocks to Fall for Several Months Monday, 15 Feb 2010 | 5:52 AM ET

    Now is not the time to put money into the Shanghai Composite Index as the Chinese stock market looks set to fall for the next several months, Robin Griffiths, technical strategist from Cazenove Capital, told CNBC Monday.

  • Week Ahead: Stocks 'Edgy' Over Greek Debt, Stimulus Sunday, 14 Feb 2010 | 6:56 PM ET

    Investors are likely to stay uncertain in the coming week, with investors focused on Europe's sovereign credit woes in the short term, and a world with less government-induced stimulus in the long term.

  • Wild Swings to End Week; Techs Gain Friday, 12 Feb 2010 | 7:43 PM ET

    Stocks ended a volatile week with wild swings Friday as China's surprise tightening of its lending standards rattled global markets. Techs rallied, delivering the Nasdaq its best week since early January. All three major indexes snapped a four-week losing streak.Investors, keen to play the dips, retreated to one of their safe plays — technology. The Dow snapped a four-week winning streak, while the Nasdaq had its best week since early January.

  • Markets struggled on Friday on China’s surprise tightening of its lending standards and concerns about the global recovery. How should investors position their portfolios? Joseph LaVorgna, chief U.S. economist and CNBC contributor at Deutsche Bank and Brent McQuiston, vice president at Wealth Trust-Arizona discussed their insights.

  • End Of An Era: No More Easy Money? Friday, 12 Feb 2010 | 5:21 PM ET

    Chatter of rate increases intensified this week. Now market pros are bracing for the end of easy money around the world.

  • How China Is Moving Dollar, Oil & Gold: Experts Friday, 12 Feb 2010 | 12:25 PM ET

    Markets fell sharply on Friday as world markets were rattled over China's decision to tighten capital requirements for banks. How is China’s move affecting the U.S. dollar, gold and commodities? Boris Schlossberg, director of currency research at GFT Forex, Jim Steel, chief commodities analyst at HSBC and Peter Beutel, president of Cameron Hanover shared their insights.

  • Stocks Fall Sharply on Tightening in China Friday, 12 Feb 2010 | 11:53 AM ET

    Stocks fell sharply Friday as world markets were rattled over China's decision to tighten capital requirements for banks. The Dow was down more than 100 points, or over 1 percent, in the first few minutes of trading.

  • While China is trying to slow their rate of growth, the rest of the world is not going to end its “nascent recovery,” said Bob Doll, chief equity strategist at BlackRock. He shared his market outlook and investment strategies.

  • Busch: Chinese Rate Rise=European Frying Friday, 12 Feb 2010 | 10:11 AM ET

    China and the Far East occupy a far different place in the business cycle compared to Europe and the United States. The nascent Chinese exit strategy will be a test case for other nations to follow when the cycle recovers.